NEW Packages process

Cesare Tirabassi norsetto at
Wed Apr 16 11:37:52 BST 2008

On Wednesday 16 April 2008 11:38:19 Stefan Potyra wrote:

> >
> > I propose the following changes:
> >  1) cut down the requirement to one ACK of a ubuntu-dev member
> I don't think, that's a good idea.

I'm with Stefan here, from personal experience as a packager and reviewer one 
ACK is almost never enough; I know that I want somebody else reviewing my 
packages (still, there are always things to correct once they hit the 
If the purpose of this proposal is to reduce the idle time for new packages in 
the REVU queue than I think there are better ways, the best imho would be to 
make it more attractive for devs to actually review new packages.
It takes an awful lot of time to properly review these packages (most often 
than not as much as making them from scratch), and this is not recognised in 
any way.

> >  2) requirement for the person who packaged the new software to become
> > bug contact
> Yes, that sounds very good!

I thought that was the norm ...


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